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Tool & Die Maker

  • Ref: 291318
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Danbury, CT
  • Industry: Medical Devices
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Our client is a leader in the invention and development of medical devices. They are currently in need of a Toolmaker to produce and repair tooling for the production and manufacturing of prototypes.

Job Duties

  • Machine parts to print, sketch, or descriptive requirements using available tools and equipment.
  • Work with engineering and manufacturing to produce and repair tooling and machine components.
  • Provide input on designs to make them easier to manufacture or lower cost. 
  • Provide cost savings and process/product improvement ideas.
  • Provide accurate time and material estimates from prints.
  • Troubleshoot problems and define preventative and corrective actions.
  • Maintain equipment, and model shop tooling and supplies to support work.

Experience & Skills Required

  • 5+ years minimum machining experience 
  • Experience with Lathe, Bridgeport Miller, Surface & OD grinding, EDM, CNC Mill, and CNC Lathe 
  • CAD / CAM experience required.  Preferably Solidworks, GibbsCAM, and CamWorks.
  • Multi-axis machining experience is a definite plus. 
  • Drilling and tapping, welding gas, TIG
  • General Metallurgy knowledge
  • Work in a team environment to support the company's key projects and initiatives.
  • Good communication skills a must